Astronomical Observing at Fishcreek
Friday 2/19/2016
this page last updated: 3/18/2016 at 12:25 PM

No event tonight, but this is where our observing events normally take place:

Fishcreek Elementary School
(large open field behind the back parking lot)
5080 Fishcreek Rd
Stow, Ohio  4422
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The detail provided on this page will let you know what's up in the sky tonight


New feature: The "T" on each object's line in the chart above indicates the time of transit in addition to the rise and set times for the object.

Sunset:     6:07 pm (EST)
Civil Twilight:     6:32 pm (EST)
Nautical Twilight:     7:04 pm (EST)
Astronomical Twilight:     7:36 pm (EST)
Moonrise:     3:17 pm (EST) - Feb 19
Moon transit:   10:35 pm (EST) - Feb 19
Moonset:     5:48 am (EST) - Feb 20
Moon phase:   92.6% (Waxing Gibbous)



 

Visible satellite passes from the Fishcreek Observing Site tonight:

ISS:

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HST:

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Iridium Flares:

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Live AccuWeather Satellite Mosaic

 
Jet Stream (updates automatically to latest available image)
    The Jet Stream affects astronomical "seeing" (steadiness of the air)
    If we're in a gray area, seeing will not be as good as in a white area.
    If we're in a white area, the shorter the arrows, the better.

 

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